Homemade chai tea with cashew milk
A delicious spicy, Indian tea: perfect to warm you up on a winter’s day.
Servings Prep Time
1 (easily doubled) 5-6 minutes
Servings Prep Time
1 (easily doubled) 5-6 minutes
  • 3/4 cup (177ml) Water
  • 4 Green cardamom pods, smashed
  • 1-2 pieces Fresh ginger, sliced thinly
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 1 Star anise
  • 3/4 cup (177ml) Homemade cashew/almond mlik
  • 1 Tea bag**or equivalent in loose tea leaves
  1. Combine the spices and water in a saucepan on a medium heat.
  2. Bring the boil then simmer for a few extra minutes.
  3. Add the tea bag/tea leaves and the cashew/almond milk.
  4. Let the mixture infuse for a further 2-3 minutes then strain through a nut milk bag, discarding the spices.
Recipe Notes
  1. I used a Clipper black tea bag-an unbleached tea bag which tastes delicious.
  2. I don’t sweeten this but you can use raw honey if you wish.